Celebrity adventurer Ben Fogle has his say in The Telegraph.
landmark study revealed earlier this week that billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles. Almost 95 per cent of tap water samples tested in the US contained traces of plastic.
Drinking water in the UK didn’t fare much better, with almost three-quarters of European drinking water tainted by the spectre of plastic pollution. We can’t go on like this. Whitehall needs to wake up and end the plastic crisis.
It’s not hard to see why plastic has become such a menace to our water supply. Plastic debris fills our oceans, rivers, and reservoirs. Last year I swam in the Indian Ocean while filming a documentary about the curse of ocean plastic.
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